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three to one and to keep going i don't know what tomorrow will bring. clashes between supporters of the ousted egyptian president and his opponents leave three dead as the army puts on a show of force during a night of mass nationwide protests. life under a lens privacy groups rail against the runaway surveillance culture in britain where it is thought there's up to one camera for every eleven people. he smoked too much and drank strong coffee bradley manning's army boss testifies how she suspected he was a spy from the start after the judge ruled aiding the enemy were means among the whistleblowers charges. and business is buzzing in moscow top financial ministers and leading bankers agree to fight global unemployment and to increase growth in a key meeting ahead of the g twenty summit in russia. thanks
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for tuning in this hour we've got news and analysis for you from our moscow headquarters and of course you're watching our. on to our top story now in egypt at least three people were killed overnight to the north of colorado and clashes between supporters and opponents of the ousted president now this is right after the military warned those backing morsi is muslim brotherhood against stoking further on rest and destructing the transition into a new government the capital was the stage for most of the large scale protests thousands of protesters and demonstrators broke off from a mass sit in outside of a mosque in eastern cairo to march on the republican guard barracks but they were blocked by the army it's thought that this is where the former president is currently being detained meanwhile on top where square crowds gather to voice their support for what they see as a revolution and to rally behind the new interim government earlier i had spoken to
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while eskandar who is a journalist in cairo now he believes that the muslim brotherhood doesn't want to seek the middle ground. the real problem that we are facing right now is from the time of president morsi taking over it's been a as yourself politics game it's all or none and that is mainly the reason he's been pushed out of power because he would not share it with it with anyone else who would not succumb to opposition and now that he's been pushed out of power at the same attitude through veils they're not willing to take a compromise at all and i and the reason is because this organization is bent on dominating and pushing their way. of politics and so it's actually quite difficult to see a way out of this without. any side to compromising at the moment it's up to the brotherhood who rejected most of the talks and negotiations so it's
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a standoff that continues unfortunately and of course you're there you're on the ground you sort of have a much better perspective of how high the emotions are running how do you see this playing out i mean could these tensions escalate into a civil war perhaps or do you think that some sort of political political solution is possible. here right now the military has taken matters into their hands in a way from a security perspective at least so the idea of a civil war is far fetched because it's unlikely that the military will split over the muslim brotherhood because they face a lot of rejection from the people on the ground and from within the military institution due to the way they've handled things but political activists are also he just told r.t. that those pushing for mohamed morsi as reinstatement still feel that they are being denied to democracy. my family is just one family that you know that many families in egypt are to the streets to demand that the first really elect the president first widget president of egypt being reinstated because what happened
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was a military coup i think all the military knows that. there are millions and millions of people on the streets who do not want this army people to come back again along with mubarak's corruption right now what we see is pretty barks they come back bubbling to the surface and the military will do just as it has done before whatever it can do so do and you know qual these protests that are in the streets right now as they have before. on the way another platform for alex saying of all name this time literally had a moscow train station where the government the russian anti-government blogger would turn to tell supporters that he will still run for mayor while appealing his five year jail term for it and puzzlement that story is coming up ahead also for you armed to the teeth and perfectly trained now israel's military is resorting to using wanted posters to intimidate palestinian children throw stones in protests at
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the settlements. britain's addiction just surveillance is shattering records with it estimated that there is now one camera for every eleven people their privacy groups are furious they're saying that george orwell's one thousand eighty four was never intended to be an instruction manual our teams to us are still yet takes a look. if you ever feel like you're being watched perhaps even feel singled out no matter how huge the crowd. chances are it may not just be paranoia. the british security industry association estimates that there are between four point one and five point nine million a close circuit television or c.c.t.v. cameras in the u.k. one in every fifteen or one in every eleven people whether you're going to the shopping mall or what are called sensitive locations like schools and hospitals they're likely to be electronic now in recent years much criticism has been thrown out what is seen as the u.k. government's growing surveillance state but in the most recent report it shows that
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in fact majority of c.c.t.v. cameras are not government funded but rather privately owned and mostly used for security reasons another b s are you stressed the c.c.t.v. schemes are invaluable for crime detection and evidence for the police however one of the main problems highlighted by watchdogs is the fact that there are not still not enough regulations governing public c.c.t.v. surveillance much less those that are privately owned we discussed this issue with the big brother watch reisa private c.c.t.v. cameras far those installed by the police and local authorities so it does. it is the government that's acting as big brother doesn't it i think it's big but there is a hole in the u.k. at the moment i think the private sector seen the aeration of c.c.t.v. the public sector and this kind of attention that c.c.t.v. prevents crime from happening and so it's only a matter of time in the private sector. private c.c.t.v.
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. but we're seeing some incredibly sophisticated pieces of technology appearing via the internet things to do with facial recognition and things that can sense people miles away so i think it's only correct that the law catches up with the technology and states how and when these cameras can be used at the end of the the day. very sophisticated and you can form a very intricate picture of everybody all right thank you very much for. information about the vast number of privately owned surveillance cameras out to the debate of the so-called surveillance society you know this is just coming off after one year of the protection of freedoms act was passed in the u.k. where the government was forced to trim down its database of d.n.a. and fingerprints records and it's just coming. out of regulation is imposed on public surveillance cameras and the debate created by the revelations of edward snowden already ongoing reporting from london. while britain looks to rein in its
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surveillance addiction washington it seems has no such qualms about it on our website you can find out through court president obama has renewed the n.s.a.'s power to harvest the phone records of millions of americans. incorporated having them oust the strongest force of any rebel group syria's islam is now funded and stretching from the mediterranean to the persian gulf that are home. army witnesses are being called in to testify against a whistleblower bradley manning his former boss says that she has always suspected he was a spy but among her arguments manning's heavy smoking gun that he drank strong coffee the man faces life in prison for leaking classified documents to wiki leaks after the judge had confirmed the most serious charge of aiding the enemy against him in our breaking the set abby martin discussed those developments with producer
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andrew blake. what happened was so you know this case is three and a half years at the making at this point almost and you know the government's long been saying ok manning you aided the enemy because you want to wiki leaks you gave them files those files got on the internet and then osama bin ladin dialed up his modem and got those papers and because of that we can send you away to prison and you seas for the rest of life and you left because a lot of people think that's kind of funny that by using the internet and sharing documentation that has actually been proven to cause any harm you know really aiding the enemy right so that was that was the defense's argument and they said you know this is a bit preposterous and when you know this trial has been going on actually only happening for a couple of weeks now when the prosecution actually had to present their case and they had to call witnesses and they actually had to try to make an effort to say bradley manning give way to the enemy afterwards the defense said we don't think so we don't think you even you we don't think you even gave enough evidence that the judge can actually make this decision so they filed a couple of motions a few weeks back and just today colonel denise lynn the military judge presiding
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over the case she finally responded and said no there's enough evidence that i can actually go ahead and i can make a decision not to make the decision now the court case is going to wrap up sometime next month most likely but she is not dismissing the charges by not dismissing the charge bradley manning will now face a maximum of life plus one hundred fifty four years in prison i believe life plus one hundred fifty four years and he's been well he's a hell of a guy you might live to and yeah you know you know aiding the enemy or not your life span how is the prosecution going to prove this i mean i guess we don't know but based on what they've already said it seems pretty flimsy elder we already know that manning did all this stuff aid the enemy but we know he's played with the leaks of hundreds of thousands of classified documents that sets that's out there he admitted that the prosecutions tried saying that these documents caused harm to national security and they had people come in and testify about all of these documents released to iraq war logs afghan war logs collateral murder video that went on will be a detainee assessment briefs all these information and that's what the last couple of weeks of bend witnesses being called by the prosecution and by the defense
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trying to say well either you know he did it knowing that this could happen or you know he was a naive twenty something guy who wanted to help the world but that's going to be ultimately up to the judge to decide. well that show is available for you in full at our team dot com while you're there you can tell us whether you believe that bradley manning really did in fact the enemy is let's take a look at how those of you have cast your ballot voted so far we have the results right here sixty percent of you believe that manning actually helped the united states by revealing the government crimes a third of you believe that the charge against him only makes sense of truth itself is now washington's enemy just four percent over there in the yellow are i'm sure you guys believe that more of an investigation is needed and a smaller percentage about three percent in the green believe that his revelations actually benefited groups like al qaeda so of course it's not too late to vote we always want to hear from you log on to our t. dot com and cast your ballot if you haven't already voted.
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boosting growth and combat in currency wars are word key financier's from the world's twenty leading economies have agreed to right here in moscow now they're gathering is seen as a precursor to september's g twenty summit in russia more now from artie's medina. the leading economists have agreed that strengthening growth and create jobs remain the top priorities for the g twenty member states of the global economy remains too weak at its recovery as still try jolley an event and the cost of the recession in the euro area continues ways how to recover from this work largely discussed at this meeting the g twenty financial leaders has vowed to prevent currency worse
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although the chief christine lagarde believes that the danger of currency manipulation is pretty much exaggerated now what is really remarkable about this meeting is that the brics countries are also taking part in already trying to combat some world financial problems now this meeting is also a part of some major preparations for the upcoming g. twenty summit that will take place ensign peters birth this september boom really seems at the same time that it is increasingly being used as a bargaining chip an international politics now there war some rumors and speculations that the u.s. president barack obama will would not be able to meet with the president less human fortune in moscow if russia grants asylum to the former anas a contract or adverse notion though early as such a meeting was announced to take place around the time of the a neology twenty
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summit now white house press secretary jay carney he later outlined that the president in turns to travel to russia for the g twenty summit but refused to comment further and he also acknowledged that he it was being deliberately vague on that issue now there were other reports that two u.s. republican lawmakers suggested to even change the location of the g. twenty summit but still it really seems that those economists who have gathered here are for this a g twenty finance ministers meeting. i put politics aside and we're really discussing some challenging economic issues and while the world's richest nations work on what they can get from each other that's a whole different story for those at the start and it's desperation for the people of detroit once america's mighty engine room of a crumbling under the weight of deep debt report on whether this is the end or a new beginning also coming up meet the girls from the wall street suze as the once
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humble trade goes that and many more stories coming right up. to.
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download the official publication. stream quality and enjoy your favorite. if you're away from your television. with your mobile device you can watch your t.v. anytime anywhere. supporters of anti-corruption activists aleksei nepali had flooded a mosque. train station to welcome the blogger that's your turn to win a court hearings in central russia he was released on appeal after being handed five years jail for embezzlement as he arrived not only pledged to continue his campaign to become mayor of moscow his prison sentence was announced the day after he officially registered as a candidate for the september race with only was found guilty of defrauding a state owned timber company of about half
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a million dollars he was taken immediately into custody but later prosecutors had insisted that he should be subject only to a travel ban until his appeal is heard. now for some of all these jail term ignited condemnation on the streets of some of russia's key cities as well as on the internet more on that r.t. dot com we can also take a look at some of the photographs from the rally rallies which took place in central moscow. it's a small sigh of relief for pensioners and people with disabilities in detroit with the bankrupt city now saying their benefits are safe at least for the next six months the city was once the jewel of american industry but it has gone bust with more than eighteen billion dollars in debt and are to use a mirror david explains however it's a chance for a new beginning rather than a painful and. it's something that i think a lot of people in detroit aren't incredibly surprised to hear the city has been in decline for many many years all of my life since i've been born at least but i think what you're seeing really is just
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a sort of vicious cycle that the city has not really been able to get out of you know you have high unemployment because you have high unemployment you have thousands of people that are just leaving the city in droves to find economic opportunities elsewhere when you have people leaving the city you're obviously producing less tax revenue you have to tighten the budget and not to mention that when you have more unemployment you have more issues like crime and then that's just one inevitability of having high unemployment so that puts a further strain on resources from the police department the fire department etc so it's not all that surprising that a system like that that's frankly unsustainable would would a collapse aside from that i would say that the traders are pretty optimistic detroiters and metro detroit are pretty optimistic about this they're not looking at as hitting rock bottom they feel like we hit rock bottom a long long time ago this is the thing that had to happen to move forward to turn the page and really sort of you know kind of the beginning of the end of the pain
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shining shoes on wall street seems to be back in style this time with a bit of sex appeal run these days by financial high fliers it's a long way from the rags in the desperation usually associated with busting up brogues as marina park i have discovered the money is not that bad either. wall street it's not just a location it is a culture synonymous with big bonuses bailouts risk and the one percent following the financial meltdown of two thousand and eight most americans criticized bankers but now shining their shoes has turned into a high end business. welcome to starshine and why see it's just different from everything else there's. there is at the back. they don't offer the same things that we are or the store offers large leather chairs flat screen t.v.'s and oh a women only staff uniformed in teeny black shorts and did it take tops for the
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first week we had about one hundred people a day no coincidence that nearly all of those people happen to be financier's bankers or other wall street employees when you start a business like this it makes sense to fish with official if you're going to put in a business where you're going to shine people. you're in the heart of the financial district you have to make it somewhat resonate with the type of people in the type of demographic that you're actually pertaining to. while the so-called wall street demographic has bounced back exceptionally well following the great recession economic recovery has been extremely difficult for young americans latest figures suggest ten million u.s. workers under the age of twenty five can't find full time work idea this to help out with the bells and everything to get by a part time while in school and i start learning how much extra we're not sure twenty five year old college graduate leah prefers not to specify the very cup
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this summer special on five minute shoe shiners is four dollars down from seven i love the service. by a very walling a comfortable. come watch a game with. for you where there's less screen t.v. and lovely ladies as well it's it's a hobby it's a magnet so you know attract better tension starshine also offers services at corporate events and treat shows the store meanwhile will soon be serving beer and wine. the business is owned by kevin white jr and his father who both work in finance neither were available for an on camera interview but how archie that business is booming so maybe those who argue that wall street creech jobs were right. new york time for a brief world update and we begin with china a man in a wheelchair had detonated an improvised device at beijing's international airport
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injuring himself he was seen waving a bag near the exit of the arrivals hall and shouting before setting off the explosion it's thought the man had a grievance against the police who he accuses of power lies in him during a beating several years ago. a police station west of paris has come under attack from a mob protesting against officers and forcing france's ban on islamic full face veils five people were injured and six were detained in the assault the current wave of outrage was sparked by the arrest of a man who had tried to strangle a police officer who had find his wife for wearing a veil. a hundred cities across the u.s. are bracing for protests a week after a florida court acquitted george zimmerman of murder he shot dead on armed black teenager trayvon martin claiming that it was self-defense his acquittal sparked days of rage with civil rights activists accusing the court of racial bias.
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israel is set to release several longtime palestinian prisoners as part of a deal to start peace talks brokered by u.s. secretary of state john kerry and he said the two sides are ready for negotiations which are expected to start in washington within two weeks terry met leaders of both states on his six visits the region in just as many months. while politicians try to revive the peace process the outrage over israel settlements refuses to die down among palestinians what's more the military crackdown on protesters as seen children and up on the idea of wanted lists our middle east correspondent paula slayer has a story armed to the teeth it's one of the most sophisticated armies in the world stage of the art weapons high tech defense and world class combat training but when it comes to dealing with an unconventional enemy children it resorts to this post is threatening to find them wherever they are like a sheriff in a small town with a bounty on outlaws hid every night nearly the drop bombs and sound
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bombs towards the houses before i've been to let the children live in very bad so critical situation and it's working a sufis one of the children whose faces was plastered around village in the more than we spank the warning reads we are the army be careful we will catch you if we see you. we were very afraid when they put our pictures up there threatening us that they will arrest us and they will come and take us from our home. the posters went up one afternoon after another demonstration ended in tear gas and rubber coated bullets every friday villagers take to the streets to protest against the wall israel is building between them and a nearby city home and on the frontline and in the line of fire children the idea to publish these posters was probably the initiative of a local army commander they were placed on the walls of a mosque and nearby houses. assaf says he wasn't throwing stones but the army and
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settlers have a different version but so is the head of a nearby city home and each day he drives on this road which connects his settlement in the thirty five thousand jews who live in the area with the rest of his role. of this what would usually happen is they would come and stand on the road to pick up a brick or a large stone and throw it directly and from a short range because many of our residents were hurt three months ago a baby got hit and she's now in a vegetative state stones kill and that's why we expect the military to do what it takes in order for it to stop israeli figures say rock throwing incidents are up by a hundred and ten percent in the last few months but the army's track record for dealing with palestinian children is dismal at best a recent un report found that the i.d.f. we teenie abuses and tortures youngsters in the occupied west bank the community has hit back by putting up posters of its own the message is that very long the art
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of it is that you are me not the descendants of the. as for his son he has exams but can't concentrate way we have soldiers that are on the prowl looking for him and his classmates policial. could do him spend. that's it for me this evening but do stay with us here on our team on the set is coming up next. or remember those old wacky communist countries who constantly boost their numbers to make themselves feel better or who cares if stores are in the end this piece of paper a one hundred thousand tons of potatoes that is good enough for me well now we are in a new age of technology but the same lying to make yourself feel good is still going
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strong it just moved over to the capitals world the u.s. state department's bureau of international information programs has spent six hundred thirty thousand dollars on facebook advertising campaigns to get fans a sense of the government is out there to buy likes oh what a fantastic use of tax dollars but wait maybe i'm being too pessimistic perhaps it worked and really helped spread the message of the us state department effectively wellness factor general's report says that since the advertising campaign started twenty eleven there has been a dramatic increase in users liking state department sites but the problem is that only two percent of them actually use the sites so you get what you pay for a big bag of likes but if you hard core fans probably the most shocking example is a vision of america group in farsi made for a rainy us which has gotten over four hundred twenty thousand members but only one percent of them is actually in iran where facebook advertising doesn't even exist that's effective getting lots of likes doesn't mean you are actually reaching people instead of paying for them why not you know get them naturally bar by
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providing interesting honest content on a regular basis. oh wait that takes effort and honesty yeah you know what just keep wasting the tax dollars but there should i happen. to live on one hundred thirty three bucks a month for food i should try it because you know how fabulous bad luck i got so many i mean. i know that i've seen really messed up. and we're all very sort of sleepy at. worst you are going to. lie down to the. radio guy in four minutes for
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a big. one call for about fifteen years you never seen anything like this until. you guys i'm having martin and this is breaking up the set so in light of the leaks from edward snowden and developments around and it's a spine it's inspired many current former government officials to come out and save their pizza why they think snowden is a traitor a law breaker and the like amidst all the insane rhetoric a former us president has come out and shattered the regurgitated talking points shedding some sanity on the issue finally few weeks ago former president jimmy carter told c.n.n. that while snowden didn't break the law a real crime here is the actions of the n.s.a. . i think the invasion of human. rights in.


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